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China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
19651i
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Description

A woman with an elaborate hairstyle, and a child, standing on a fine carpet in front of a plain screen in the open air. The child is holding a flower. The setting is the same as Thomson's negative 708

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

Lettering

Manchu lady and child

Notes

This is one of a collection of same-size contact prints made, in 1981, from John Thomson's original negatives. The glass negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921 and are now in the Wellcome Institute Library

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "701"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19651i

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